Parkwood PTA General Meeting
Welcome to all participating community members!!
Start 7:10 PM
Standing Rules– disseminated
“The Board of Directors of Parkwood PTA shall consist of the elected officers (see standing rule #11), Principal, teacher rep, and the chairperson of membership, performing arts, classroom communities, participating, fundraising and Enrichment committee. All members of the Board of Directors must be members of the PTA organization. The Principal is a nonvoting member
Motion to approve Michelle
Vote – all in favor
Board Phone List – sign in sheet
Treasurer Report –
Interim 2017-2018 Budget
Topics of Discussion
Increase Direct Ask to $16,300
In looking at the percentages of allocation – discussion about does the budget reflect our mission and vision? Decision not to convene a summer committee to align titles
Planning for the Future –
Large Scale School Concern – Library Books
Medium Scale Item
School or PTA supplemented “shopping area”
Discussion about family need at Parkwood – our school now has the highest percentage of homeless students in the district (even more than the high schools). Currently Parkwood has approximately 10% of homeless students
Other discussions of Budget
Motion – Mea
Second – Julie
Approve an Interim Budget
Do we have anything in the budget that
Review of May 2016 – 2017 Budget
Still cutting checks
$12,000 – $13,000 did not spend this year
$1,400 did not get spent from the classroom
$1,100 did not get spent from field trip allocation
Educational Enrichment – 5 classes did not request any money
Approval of 2017-2018 Signers/Designees of Income (Checks) for PTA Bank Account:
Motion to Approve
Mea – motion
Kari – second
Vote – all in favor, no abstentions
Roles and Board Roster
Safety Committee – Christina, Julie, Kathy
Communication Chair – E-blast– Susan Salas
Facebook, Social Media – Heather Cimuchowski
OPEN Webmaster – discussion about if the PTA should pay someone to do it, rather than a volunteer parent –call Debbie Olehoft
Start of the Fall Fundraiser – week of curriculum night (max of four weeks, preferably 3)
Discussion about scheduling the Auction scheduling – June 1
Dia Del Nino Night – April 30
PTA Garage Sale – June 16
Discussion about fundraisers
Back to School BBQ
Main goal for families to meet teachers, kids to reconnect – secondary PTA informational
Discussion – PTA presence – Include a Resurce Fair (information at fingertips) – resources for families.
Review of the Parking Lot Sale
Reflections – planning started too late. Only 3 families.
Online Registration System – payment method needed
4 – 6th grade, district wide event. Weekly math class (need a volunteer to teach it) In March the district holds an event – testing
Philosophy in approach varies from Parkwood PTA
Discussion about equity at Math Olympiad – will Parkwood participate?
Recommendation 6 Months of operating budget sitting in reserves.
Subcommittee to convene with a presentation due in August to ultimately make a decision regarding the amount of reserves.
Recap of the year communication
No more monthly newsletter – attempting at making the information more accessible – translating the webpage.
Small Group Committee – Design Team
1. Meet about what the group envisions as the new space of Parkwood
2. Viewed three different schools and children’s museum in Bellevue – looked at spaces
Check out the website for more details!!
In the fall – community wide meetings, hoping to include this with curriculum night.
When thinking about purchasing those back to school supplies –
All supply donations are welcome!!
Meeting Adjourn 9:20